Globally, the fixed-income market is a key source of financing for businesses and governments. In fact,
the total market value outstanding of corporate and government bonds is significantly larger than that of
equity securities. Similarly, the fixed-income market, which is also called the debt market or bond market,
represents a significant investing opportunity for institutions as well as individuals. Pension funds, mutual
funds, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds, among others, are major fixed-income investors.
Benefits of investing in Company Fixed Deposits
Lock-in period is only 6 months.
No Income Tax is deducted at source if the interest income is up to Rs 5,000 in one financial year
Investment can be spread in more than one company, so that interest from one company does not exceed Rs. 5,000
54EC bonds, or capital gains bonds, are one of the best way to save long-term capital gain tax. 54EC bonds are specifically meant for investors earning long-term capital gains and would like tax exemption on these gains
Bonds offered under sec 54EC
With effect from FY 2018-19, benefit of investing in 54EC bonds would be available on sale of land or building (residential or commercial). The capital gains 54EC bonds eligible for tax deductions can be issued only by REC (Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd), PFC (Power Finance Corporation Ltd) and NHAI (National Highways Authority of India). Avail the opportunity to invest in 54EC bonds to gain tax deductions.
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